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Philip Straughan


Philip advises fund managers on the establishment of funds across a range of asset classes, including real estate, private equity, private credit, infrastructure as well as funds of funds and joint ventures.
He is also part of our tier 1 institutional investor practice advising sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, development finance institutions, insurance companies, family offices and other institutional investors on fund investments, co-investments, funds of one and managed accounts across all asset classes.



Solicitor (England & Wales), 2018


BA (Hons), Law with German, The University of Sheffield, 2001 - 2005

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Erasmus Programme), 2003 - 2004

Legal Practice Course, Bristol Law School, 2007

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.